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KID ROCK Jams With Guitar Heroes At L.A. Charity Gig

According to Reuters, KID ROCK took fans on a wild ride through the history of rock 'n' roll by jamming with guitarists from LYNYRD SKYNYRD, ZZ TOP and the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND during a Hollywood club show on Thursday (Feb. 10) designed to raise money for music education in schools. [Check out pictures from

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ZAKK WYLDE Hits Studio To Record LYNYRD SKYNYRD Cover

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde went into the studio on Tuesday, January 24 to lay down his version of a LYNYRD SKYNYRD classic for the upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. Other artists that have reportedly contributed to the CD include METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN ...

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KID ROCK: Almost Stranded In Russia

According to the New York Daily News, KID ROCK was almost stranded in Moscow after a night of carousing last month. Rock had flown there to watch Darren McCarty and other pals from the Detroit Red Wings play in ex-teammate Igor Larionov's farewell game. Off the ice, Rock and McCarty, who moonlights in the band ...

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METALLICA, SEBASTIAN BACH, ZAKK WYLDE To Appear On LYNYRD SKYNYRD Tribute CD

METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN BACH, KID ROCK, SALIVA, Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER) are among the many artists that have reportedly contributed LYNYRD SKYNYRD tunes to an upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. C.O.C.'s contribution reportedly comes in the shape ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Bach To Europe' Tour Diary

Daniel Stanton of Anger Management/Coallier Entertainment has submitted the following tour diary documenting Sebastian Bach's (ex-SKID ROW) most recent "Bach To Europe" European trek: "With many tours under my belt, nothing will come close to the psychotic world of working with the hyper madman named Sebastian Bach. No matter how you slice it, this 'Basmanian ...

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KISS Frontman Donates Autographed Guitar To Charity

A guitar donated and autographed by KISS frontman Paul Stanley was among the items auctioned off Saturday night (Dec. 18) at the Biloxi Grand Theatre in Biloxi, Mississippi, according to GulfLive.com. The event, which was hosted by 3 DOORS DOWN, was for the benefit of the Escatawpa band's charitable organization, The Better Life Foundation. Performers ...

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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT: Limited-Edition Art Available

Legendary rockers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT are making available a very limited edition set of prints (400 prints only) of the album cover art from their most recent live album and DVD, "Long Day's Night". The print is numbered and signed by founding members Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Allan Lanier and cover artist Ioannis (DEEP PURPLE, ...

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More Details Revealed About AXL ROSE's Videogame Debut

MTV.com has confirmed that GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose can be heard as a DJ in the highly anticipated game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", which became available Monday night. Rose adopts the persona of Tommy "The Nightmare" Smith, of the classic rock station KDST The Dust, who spins an array of tunes such ...

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METALLICA: More 'CMT Outlaws' Photos Posted Online

METALLICA's official web site has uploaded several photos from METALLICA frontman James Hetfield's performance at the "CMT Outlaws" concert taping Tuesday night (Sept. 7) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Check out the pictures at this location. A report on Metallica.com from the special concert event reads as follows: "'Please welcome James Hetfield of ...

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PRIMUS' LES CLAYPOOL To Appear On LYNYRD SKYNYRD Tribute Album

Les Claypool (PRIMUS) and GOV'T MULE are among the artists paying homage to to one of America's greatest rock bands on "Under The Influence - A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd", out October 5 via Sanctuary Records. For the special 11-song disc, Sanctuary recruited some of the top names in guitar-driven rock to re-interpret ...

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EARTHRIDE Team With CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's MIKE DEAN for Upcoming CD

Maryland-based doom rockers EARTHRIDE entered Sonic Wave Studios in Raleigh, N.C. over Labor Day weekend with producer producer/engineer Mike Dean (CORROSION OF CONFORMITY bassist) to begin recording their second release for L.A.'s Southern Lord Records. "It's a good relationship," said EARTHRIDE vocalist Dave Sherman (WRETCHED, SPIRIT CARAVAN) of working with Dean. "We have a good ...

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METALLICA Fans Invited To Attend 'CMT Outlaws' Taping

METALLICA fans have been invited to attend the taping of the upcoming "CMT Outlaws" special, featuring a performance by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. The "CMT Outlaws" concert was originally scheduled to be performed on Tuesday (Sept. 7) before an invitation-only audience in front of the former Tennessee State Prison in Nashville. After rain was forecast ...

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'Father' Of Southern Rock 'N' Roll Passes Away At Age 89

Lacy Van Zant, father of late LYNYRD SKYNYRD founder Ronnie Van Zant, .38 SPECIAL founder Donnie Van Zant and Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer for LYNYRD SKYNYRD, died Tuesday (August 3) at his home of pulmonary disease at age 89. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (August 6) at Hardage-Giddens Funeral ...

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ADRIFT Confirmed For Alabama's BIG SPRING JAM

ADRIFT, the Florida-based heavy rock band featuring former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-RESURRECTION/EPITAPH drummer Kevin Astl, have been confirmed to play the Big Spring Jam at Big Spring International Park in Huntsville, Alabama. ADRIFT will hit the stage at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, September 25, just prior to Columbia recording artists SWITCHFOOT, who will ...

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